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Dr. Ali Said, B.S., M.S., M.B.A., D.B.A.

 

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BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Dr. Ali Said, B.S., M.S., M.B.A., D.B.A.

Dr. Ali Said is a Fellow of New Westminster College. He has an outstanding record of ethical leadership and is the Dean of Strayer University in El Paso, Texas.

Dr. Said’s professional experience includes:

  • 03/12 to present: Dean, Strayer University, El Paso, Texas
  • 07/08 to present: Online and Ground Adjunct Instructor, Strayer University, El Paso, Texas
  • 08/09- 04/13: Online Adjunct Instructor, Elizabethtown and Hazard Community Colleges
  • 09/07- 03/12: Ground Adjunct Instructor, National College of Business and Technology
  • 08/09 to present: Online Adjunct Instructor, Daymar College
  • 09/09- 03/12: Financial Auditor, Auditor of Public Accounts, Frankfort, Kentucky
  • 10/05- 05/09: Assistant Manager, Panera Bread Company, Lexington, Kentucky
  • 02/05- 10/05: Manager, Fazoli’s Restaurant, Lexington, Kentucky
  • 05/02- 02/03: Assistant Manager, Nova Cinema, Georgetown, Kentucky

Dr. Said’s education includes:

  • 2011: Doctor of Business Administration with Concentration in Finance, Walden University
  • 2008: Master of Science in Managing Information Technology, Sullivan University
  • 2007: Master of Business Administration in Management, Sullivan University
  • 2004: Bachelor of Science, Georgetown College

Dr. Said’s authored peer review publications include:

  • Said, A, (2013). Evaluating the Overall Technical Efficiency of Islamic Banks Operating in the MENA Region During the Financial Crisis. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues 3(2), (2013), 426-434.
  • Said, A, (2013). Risks and Efficiency in the Islamic Banking Systems: The Case of Selected Islamic Banks in MENA Region. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues 3(1), (2013), 66-73. Paper has featured three times on Social Science Research Network Top 10 download list.
  • Said, A, (2012). Efficiency in Islamic Banking during a Financial Crisis-an Empirical Analysis of Forty-Seven Banks. Journal of Applied Finance & Banking 2(3) 2012, 163-197. Paper has featured four times on Social Science Research Network Top 10 download list.
  • Said, A, (2012). Comparing the Change in Efficiency of the Western and Islamic Banking Systems. Journal of Money, Investment and Banking 23(2012), 149-180.
  • Said, A, (2011). Assessing the efficiency of for profit colleges and universities during the Period of 2005-2009. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics70(2011), 91-127. Paper has featured on Social Science Research Network Top 10 download list.
  • Said, A, (2011). Does the Use of Sukuk (Islamic bonds) Impact Islamic Banks Performances?  A Case Study of Relative Performance During 2007-2009. Middle Eastern Finance and Economics Journal 12(2011), 65-76. Paper has featured four times on Social Science Research Network Top 10 download list.
  • Said, A, (2011). Does the Use of Derivatives Impact Bank Performance? A Case Study of Relative Performance During 2002-2009.  Middle Eastern Finance and Economics Journal 11(2011), 77-88.

Dr. Said’s memberships include:

  • Fellow, New Westminster College
  • Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Advisory Council
  • Member, Editorial Board, Research Journal of Business Management and Accounting
  • Member, Editorial Board, Research Journal of Research in Economics and International Finance
  • External Research Associate, Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance

As a Fellow of New Westminster College, Dr. Ali Said is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.